New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 1988

Author: Arthur W. Palmer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. London gallery : TATE
5. Ipso ___ : FACTO
10. Spanish Surrealist : DALI
14. Actor Ladd : ALAN
15. Gruesome : LURID
16. Soviet river : URAL
17. ___ avis : RARA
18. Revere : ADORE
19. "Auntie ___" : MAME
20. Discard smoking material? : PITCHPIPE
22. Receded : EBBED
23. Record : TAPE
24. Him follower : SELF
26. N.Y.C.-to-Boston dir. : ENE
29. ___ an ear (hearken) : LEND
31. Avoids a big wedding : ELOPES
35. Trade : COMMERCE
37. Of the nerves : NEURAL
38. Type of bean : LIMA
39. Comic-strip cry : EEK
41. Ibsen heroine : NORA
42. Roman amphitheaters : ARENAE
45. On the decline : DECADENT
48. Cousin of a leash : TETHER
49. Signs showing success : SROS
50. Eds. receive them : MSS
51. Precinct : AREA
53. Aware of : ONTO
55. Office worker : STENO
58. Regret of a reformed thief? : MISTAKING
63. Garnish : LARD
64. "We're off ___ the Wizard" : TOSEE
65. Privy to : INON
66. College subj. : ECOL
67. Actor Maurice : EVANS
68. Miss Kett : ETTA
69. Quantity : DOSE
70. Belief : TENET
71. Glide on high : SOAR
1. Canvas cover, for short : TARP
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Pungent : TART
4. Pass a law : ENACT
5. Swinger in the 20's : FLAPPER
6. Formal interview : AUDIENCE
7. Trim : CROP
8. Bores : TIRES
9. Keats work : ODE
10. Puzzle : DUMBFOUND
11. Yemeni, for one : ARAB
12. Type of excuse : LAME
13. "___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
21. Hearty's companion : HALE
22. Pronoun for a Parisienne : ELLE
25. Dusk's time, to Tennyson : EEN
26. Brilliance : ECLAT
27. Black, in Boulogne : NOIRE
28. Irish patriot : EMMET
30. Some sale documents : DEEDS
32. Introductory remarks : PROEM
33. Merits : EARNS
34. Louvers : SLATS
36. Clue to homo sapiens? : MANHANDLE
40. Flammable oil : KEROSENE
43. Plane or space preceder : AERO
44. Before, poetically : ERE
46. Oppose : CONTEST
47. Movie dog : ASTA
52. Get ___ on (stir) : AMOVE
54. Migrant workers of the 30's : OKIES
55. Eskimo vehicle : SLED
56. Mexican staple : TACO
57. A god of love : EROS
59. "No man ___ island": Donne : ISAN
60. Division word : INTO
61. ___ bene : NOTA
62. Growl : GNAR
64. Asian holiday : TET

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